Homecoming for 'posh boy'
INSTANTLY endearing himself to the Swansea crowd, Chris Addison arrived on stage announcing how glad he was to be back in his place of birth — South Wales.
Even if he did spoil for some by adding, in a hushed voice behind a cupped hand, that he was born in Cardiff.
The self-confessed middle class star of Mock the Week delivered a full two hours of clever, satirical comedy that, while topical, avoided being too controversial, and only drifted into anger when he expressed his disapproval of the Tories and the royals.
His first visit to the city in over a decade, Chris had used Twitter in advance to find out a bit about the area. To which he received two main replies — firstly, that he should try a Joe's ice cream, secondly, that it was a bit rubbish.
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However, he disagreed with the second point.
Not that his lack of time in the area affected his name-dropping of the locale. He even suggested that Mumbles must have been empty during his performance due to the high volume of posh people in attendance.